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adhocracy Syllabification: ad·hoc·ra·cy
Pronunciation: /adˈhäkrəsē/

Definition of adhocracy in English:

noun

A flexible, adaptable, and informal organizational structure without bureaucratic policies or procedures.
Example sentences
  • The attempt of late has been to create an ‘effective adhocracy’ as Alvin put it.
  • He uses the term ‘adhocracy’ to describe the kind of collaboration he prefers: like-minded software developers, finding each other and working in ever-shifting groups.
  • This form of adhocracy also allows for effective use of individuals with specific interests in a short period of time.

Origin

1970s: blend of ad hoc and -cracy.

Words that rhyme with adhocracy

aristocracy, autocracy, bureaucracy, democracy, gerontocracy, gynaecocracy (US gynecocracy), hierocracy, hypocrisy, meritocracy, mobocracy, monocracy, plutocracy, technocracy, theocracy

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